Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

An Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average wage of AU$32.05 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$53,167 - AU$124,082
(Median)
AU$53K
AU$79K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$78,939
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AU$24.06 - AU$42.76
(Median)
AU$24
AU$32
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$32.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$53,167 - AU$124,082  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,117  
Profit Sharing
AU$200.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$51,078 - AU$107,991  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$24.06 - AU$42.76  
   
Overtime
AU$32.16 - AU$77.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,117  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$200.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$51,078 - AU$107,991  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,389

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
AU$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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